Ask The Experts - Are closed placer and lode claims worth my time?
February 2021 by Chris Ralph
Q: What should be considered in a Joint Venture on a gold claim?
Centrifugal bowls versus jigs
If it's gold, how should I clean it?
Q: Do I still have rights to this mining claim?
Q: I have a gold mine in Colorado. There was an assay done which stated [there is] a lot of quartz within the mine. What is the cheapest way to mine it for gold? I don’t have the money for mills, etc. Can I do it by hand (during summer holidays), and how would I get started?
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Where did the gold go? • Ask The Experts - True north or magnetic north? • Ask The Experts - How do I avoid claim jumping? • Gold Geochemistry: Where Does Gold Come From? • Goal Setting and Rock Tossing • Principles of Designing Your Mill Production System, Part II: Mill Design • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: A Claim to Die For • Tips and Tricks: How to Make Your Own Gold Bars Without Burning the Place Down • Understanding Rock Formations: Petrology for Prospectors • Minnesota Lawmakers Move to Stop New Mines • Drywashing for Desert Gold—Part I • Seven Troy Ounces of Premonition? • I Was Looking for Gold But I Found Jade • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices